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I wouldn't be.

I do it all the time. The time it takes to show up can be a pain though. Sometimes it's a whole month if it gets locked up in customs for awhile.
I can't really wait a month, my current keyboard is broken so.... <_<
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I can't really wait a month, my current keyboard is broken so.... <_<
Ah, that can be a problem.
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post #3493 of 14551
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I can't really wait a month, my current keyboard is broken so.... <_<
Oh, I didn't know it was broken (or perhaps I forgot). Now I know why you're considering a mechanical keyboard!
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Oh, I didn't know it was broken (or perhaps I forgot). Now I know why you're considering a mechanical keyboard!
Yeah. I was going to go and buy another rubber-dome, but since I ended up with this extra money I figured I'd try going mech.
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Yeah. I was going to go and buy another rubber-dome, but since I ended up with this extra money I figured I'd try going mech.
Oh, it must be fate!
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Thank you for that lengthy reply Two Cables, it was very informative! But I do have one question: So what you're saying is that, unless the keyboard supports the n key rollover, PS/2 isn't different from USB? I thought that the original guide mentioned other advantages PS/2 had over USB.

All right, so if I wanted to go back lit, then mech is out. Those links you shared are pretty cool, and the IBM replica doesn't look bad at all. However, while the louder sound of the spring keys doesn't bother me, is that the same as a mech key with switches? Or is it more or less durable? I think I might go with a brown switch as, according to Maytan, it is the right balance between gaming and typing. Question is, does anyone know a good brown switch keyboard that fits my requirements? If not, I suppose I could go with the keyboard you linked.

For those of you who are experts with rubber dome boards, what are some good models that won't break my budget? Thanks again for your help.
Edited by Diogones - 5/6/10 at 11:00am
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Thank you for that lengthy reply Two Cables, it was very informative! But I do have one question: So what you're saying is that, unless the keyboard supports the n key rollover, PS/2 isn't different from USB? I thought that the original guide mentioned other advantages PS/2 had over USB.
PS/2 is technically better still since it sends the key signal right when you press it, as opposed to when it gets polled like USB. However, USB is polled so fast I don't think it's humanly possible to notice any sort of input lag, otherwise people wouldn't use USB.
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Thank you for that lengthy reply Two Cables, it was very informative! But I do have one question: So what you're saying is that, unless the keyboard supports the n key rollover, PS/2 isn't different from USB? I thought that the original guide mentioned other advantages PS/2 had over USB.

All right, so if I wanted to go back lit, then mech is out. Those links you shared are pretty cool, and the IBM replica doesn't look bad at all. However, while the louder sound of the spring keys doesn't bother me, is that the same as a mech key with switches? Or is it more or less durable? I think I might go with a brown switch as, according to Maytan, it is the right balance between gaming and typing. Question is, does anyone know a good brown switch keyboard that fits my requirements? If not, I suppose I could go with the keyboard you linked.

For those of you who are experts with rubber dome boards, what are some good models that won't break my budget? Thanks again for your help.
You can get backlit mechanical boards, but you'll just spend a pretty penny.
    
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Alright, ordering my keyboard later. Any last suggestions?
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Alright, ordering my keyboard later. Any last suggestions?
which one u order?
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